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Computer Science Quick Links

Try these "Hour of Code" activities for Computer Science in Education Week, Dec 4-10, or anytime!

  • *NEW Snoopy Snow Brawl  a special seasonal edition of The Foos! (works only in Safari)
  • The Foos   great for K-2  (works only in Safari)
  • Code Boogie by Google Santa Tracker, program the elves to dance!
  • Santa Tracker Code Lab  write code to help Santa
  • Code a Snowflake  Thanks Mrs. Swain for finding this one and sharing!
  • The Hour of Code  by Code.org, scroll halfway down for the Classic Maze
  • iPad apps = Moofy Recognizing Patterns, Zoombinis, The Foos
  • Scratch   An open-ended programming environment
  • Code.org courses  learning code step by step
    • Grades K & 1 start at Course A Lesson 6
    • Grades 2 & 3 start at Course B Lesson 7
    • Grades 4 & 5 start at Course C Lesson 2 

NCTM Illuminations Interactive Resources

  • Bobbi Bear   How many outfits can you make
  • Patch Tool   Design a pattern using geometric shapes you can flip and turn (similar to the Shapes software)
  • Turtle Pond   Use code to get the turtle to the pond  (similar to the Turtle Paths software)

Hour of Code